U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub.

Sunken Sanchi Included in US Sanctions List against Iran

Donald Trump

Sanchi, which sank in January 2018, included in the new U.S. list of sanctioned individuals and entities.

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U.S. Sanctions against Iran to Drive Tanker Rate Increases

Donald Trump

Sanctions against Iran contribute to the increase in tanker rates.

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US Blacklists WT Marine over North Korea Links

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WT Marine Pte, a marine fuels company from Singapore blacklisted by U.S. Treasury.

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IRISL Linked to Three Tankers at Sadra

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IRISL orders three 113,000 dwt tankers at compatriot shipbuilder SADRA.

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Drewry: Tight Supply to Keep Oil Prices Up in Q4

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Oil prices have already started to rise ahead of US sanctions against Iran.

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EU, China and Russia to Keep Trade Relations with Iran

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

A a Special Purpose Vehicle to be established to facilitate payments related to Iran's exports and imports.

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Qatar, Iran Looking to Boost Shipping Ties

Qterminals, Hamad, Qatar

PMO: Qatar is interested in boosting trade relations with Iran.

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U.S. Blacklists Russian Ships, Owners for North Korea Ties

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The U.S. has sanctioned six ships and two Russian shipping companies for ties with North Korea.

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US Sanctions on Iran to Affect Greek Owners

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Greek owners are most likely to be affected by the upcoming US sanctions on Iranian ports, shipping and energy sectors.

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CMA CGM Pulls Out of Iran due to U.S. Sanctions

CMA CGM vessel

CMA CGM is exiting Iran after the Trump administration imposed sanctions on companies operating in the country.

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Industry Majors Put Their Iranian Businesses under Review

Maersk Line

The announced reinstating of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran is already starting to kick in.

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Drewry: Up to 20 VLCCs Could Be Left Without Work

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Lower oil exports from Iran stemming from new sanctions against the country could leave up to 20 VLCCs without work.

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US Sanctions on Iran Bringing More Uncertainty for Tankers

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New sanctions against Iran by the U.S. create an unnecessary extra uncertainty for the tanker market.

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US Reimposing Sanctions on Iran's Shipping, Shipbuilding

Donald Trump

The U.S. Government will reimpose sanctions on Iran’s port operators, and shipping and shipbuilding sectors.

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US Sanctions against Venezuela "Cause for Concern"

MOL vessel

Sanctions imposed by the US against Venezuela are now starting to impact shipments in the tanker market.

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ITF Condemns ACP's Sanctions against Tug Captains

Tug pulls LNG tanker Galea through Panama locks

ITF: Captains are refusing to perform operations in the canal due to health and safety concerns.

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UN Blacklists 27 Ships over North Korea Links

UN adds 27 ships to its blacklist as part of its clamp down on North Korea over its nuclear program.

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US Sanctions 28 More Ships

The United States has imposed a new wave of sanctions against North Korea's regime.

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North Korean Ship in Third Suspicious Transfer of Goods

North Korean tanker spotted by a Japanese plane in yet another suspected illegal transfer of goods.

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U.S. Sanctions Six More North Korean Ships

The U.S. continues to clamp down on North Korean vessels suspected of breaching international sanctions.

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N. Korean Tanker in Suspicious Contact with Dominican Ship

North Korean tanker was spotted in a suspected illegal transfer of goods with a Dominican-flagged tanker.

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